George Le Guere

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George Le Guere
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Le Guere in 1917
Born
George Le Guere Mullally

(1881-07-17)July 17, 1881
DiedNovember 21, 1947(1947-11-21) (aged 66)
New York City, New York
OccupationActor
Years active1906–1934

George Le Guere (born George Le Guere Mullally; July 17, 1881 November 21, 1947) was an American stage and screen actor, he was sometimes credited as George LeGuere. [1] [2]

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Biography

Le Guere was a graduate of Georgetown University and later worked for the Thanhouser Company. [3] He appeared on Broadway (employed at one time by David Belasco Theatre) while balancing a silent film career. In his youth he stood out having wavy blond hair.

Selected filmography

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References

  1. George Le Guere at findagrave.com
  2. Silent Film Necrology, p. 308 2nd edition c.2001 by Eugene Vazzana; Retrieved June 18, 2015
  3. Who Was Who on the Screen, p. 272 2nd edition c.1977 by Evelyn Mack Truitt